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Methodist, Anglican to battle for a final slot in Volta Cricket League

Methodist basic school and Anglican basic school Cricket teams are set to battle for a final berth in the ongoing Volta U-12 School’s Cricket League on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

The encounter which is Anglican’s last match in Group A and expected to be played at the Ho Sports Stadium will see them put in much effort to grab victory in the boy’s category as they currently lie summit of the table with 4 points. This will ease their pressure as Methodist, 3rd with also 4 points, have 2 matches left. A win for either side will definitely be a guarantee to securing a final place, as the girl’s category has already been won by Ho Kpodzi basic who recorded a 100% winning feat to attain the place.

Meanwhile, in Group B, Bankoe RC, who has been inconsistent in the league will test the speed and accuracy of Mawuli in the boy’s division. The mawuli boy’s team, with 6 points and a match to play, were leapfrogged by United MA with a Net Run Rate difference, after the latter beat Dome RC on Saturday, March 9. The only boys match on the week 8, match 4 days, saw Dome RC score 27 runs, all out, in 13.2 overs after winning the toss and electing to bat first. United Ma won the match by 7 wickets with a score of 31 runs in just 5.5 overs.

In the other group B match played last weekend, Bankoe RC dashed 2 points to Heve Basic boys, that becoming Heve’s first win in their supposed last encounter, as they’ve lost to Dome RC, United and Mawuli in succession.

The girl’s matches saw United booking a final after completing their 4 out of 4 victories and will be facing another consistent side, Ho Kpodzi from group A. United MA won the girl’s game by 10 runs as Dome RC, who won toss and elected to field first scored 73 runs for 2 wickets after the former had scored 83 runs for 4 wickets.

Have girls had a smooth game, beating Bankoe RC as the latter decided to field first after winning the toss. Heve in the first innings scored 90 runs, for 3 wickets and limited Bankoe RC to a score of 45 runs, for 6 wickets, allowing Heve to win by 45 runs. Heve with the win found themselves 2nd on the Group Blog with 6 points.

The 15 over, single round robin league will have one more week after the penultimate matches this weekend before the finals which will have winners in both categories lift trophies.

By: Davis Nii Attuquaye Clottey ( For more sports news and updates, follow on Twitter at @Herosportsgh and on Facebook at Herosportsgh. )

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